NOTE: This data is PRELIMINARY.

Offical data is available from the National Climatic Data Center.

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Preliminary Local Climatological Data (WS Form: F-6)

                                          Station: RICHMOND VIRGINIA        
                                          Month:   MAY
                                          Year:    2000

  Temperature in F :        :Pcpn   :Snow:  Wind     :Sunshine: Sky     :Pk Wnd
===================================== Columns =================================
1   2   3   4   5  6a  6b    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
Dy Max Min Avg Dep HDD CDD  Wtr  Snw Dpth Avg Spd Dir Min Psbl S-S Wx    Spd Dr
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 1  81  44  63   1   2   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.6 28 210   0    0   0       32 220
 2  78  50  64   2   1   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.3 24 210   0    0   0       30 220
 3  73  45  59  -3   6   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.2 15 130   0    0   0       20 130
 4  78  49  64   1   1   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.1 16 190   0    0   0 1,8   20 190
 5  85  59  72   9   0   7 0.00   0.0   0  8.3 13 210   0    0   0       16 250
 6  89  59  74  11   0   9 0.00   0.0   0  4.0 11 210   0    0   0 8     14 220
 7  91  65  78  15   0  13 0.00   0.0   0  7.1 14 200   0    0   0 8,1   17 200
 8  91  61  76  12   0  11 0.00   0.0   0  9.8 17 200   0    0   0       21 200
 9  89  65  77  13   0  12 0.00   0.0   0 12.3 20 220   0    0   0       24 230
10  87  57  72   8   0   7 0.00   0.0   0 14.2 29 230   0    0   0       36 280
11  80  47  64  -1   1   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.1 13 240   0    0   0 8     16 250
12  91  59  75  10   0  10 0.00   0.0   0 10.8 22 240   0    0   0       28 240
13  94  66  80  15   0  15 0.25   0.0   0  0.0 30 290   0    0   0 1,8,3 41 270
14  79  60  70   5   0   5    T   0.0   0  7.4 16 360   0    0   0       21  10
15  72  54  63  -3   2   0    T   0.0   0  7.4 15  10   0    0   0       20  10
16  74  49  62  -4   3   0    T   0.0   0  5.5 14 140   0    0   0       18 190
17  80  56  68   2   0   3 0.01   0.0   0  5.9 14 180   0    0   0 1,8   16 180
18  87  66  77  10   0  12 0.00   0.0   0 16.9 29 220   0    0   0       38 220
19  89  67  78  11   0  13 0.77   0.0   0  9.9 26 320   0    0   0 1,3   29 360
20  72  60  66  -1   0   1 0.22   0.0   0  6.9 15  30   0    0   0 1,8,3 17  40
21  68  58  63  -4   2   0 0.07   0.0   0  5.9 14  80   0    0   0 1     15 120
22  73  57  65  -3   0   0 0.52   0.0   0  5.6 13  30   0    0   0 1,3   16 100
23  73  53  63  -5   2   0    T   0.0   0  6.9 14 140   0    0   0 1,8   17 180
24  87  67  77   9   0  12 0.00   0.0   0 10.5 17 240   0    0   0 1     22 260
25  78  64  71   2   0   6 0.01   0.0   0  8.7 16 240   0    0   0 8     20 250
26  81  54  68  -1   0   3 0.00   0.0   0  5.2 15 300   0    0   0       20 280
27  79  59  69   0   0   4 0.58   0.0   0  6.1 16  20   0    0   0 3,8,1 20  20
28  64  58  61  -8   4   0 0.40   0.0   0  6.5 20  90   0    0   0 1,8,3 24  90
29  58  49  54 -16  11   0 0.20   0.0   0 11.3 22  20   0    0   0 1     28  60
30  62  49  56 -14   9   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.2 20  20   0    0   0       24  30
31  75  52  64  -6   1   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.9 10  20   0    0   0       13  40
===============================================================================
Sm 2458 1758        45 143  3.03    0    249.5            0      0
===============================================================================
Av 79.3 56.7                               8.0 Fastst  Psbl  %  0.0    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    30 290     0  0           41  270
===============================================================================
Notes:
# Last of several occurrences
Column 17 Peak Wind in M.P.H.



SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16
1 = FOG
2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
3 = THUNDER
4 = ICE PELLETS
5 = HAIL
6 = GLAZE OR RIME
7 = BLOWING DUST OR SAND: VSBY 1/2 MILE OR LESS
8 = SMOKE OR HAZE
9 = BLOWING SNOW
x = TORNADO